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'It's hard to let go': How to forgive someone who has caused you deep pain

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"Forgiving can feel like you are condoning the behaviour that hurt you in the first place."  Photo: Getty Images
"Forgiving can feel like you are condoning the behaviour that hurt you in the first place." Photo: Getty Images

Forgiving someone who has done something awful to you can be tricky, especially when it's a family member with who you share your life or your home.

As an example of such a situation, in September 2021, Dr Graham Dickason shared with the world that he had forgiven his wife, also a doctor, who had been charged with murdering their three children in New Zealand. He urged everyone to do the same in their own time – just three days after the incident.

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